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Programmable Kiri-Kirigami Metamaterials

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Y. Tang, G. Lin, S. Yang, Y.K. Yi, R. D. Kamien, J. Yin, “Programmable Kiri-Kirigami Metamaterials”, Adv. Mater. 29, 1604262 (2017)

Programmable kirigami metamaterials with controllable local tilting orientations on demand through prescribed notches are constructed through a new approach of kiri-kirigami, and their actuation of pore opening via both mechanical stretching and temperature, along with their potential application as skins for energy-saving buildings, is discussed.

If interest, please find below for more related work on kirigami and metamaterials from our group:

Y. Tang, J. Yin, “Design of cut unit geometry in hierarchical kirigami-based auxetic metamaterials for high stretchability and compressibility”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 12, 77-85 (2017)

Q. Zhang, J. Wommer, C. O’Rourke, J. Teitelman, Y. Tang, J. Robison, G. Lin and J. Yin, “Origami and kirigami inspired self-folding for programming three-dimensional shape shifting of polymer sheets with light”, Extreme Mechanics. Letters11, 111-120 (2017)

Y. Tang, G. Lin, L. Han, S. Qiu, S. Yang and J. Yin, “Design of hierarchically cut hinges for highly stretchable and reconfigurable metamaterials with enhanced strength”, Adv. Mater. 27, 7181-7190 (2015)

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